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The primary focus of this training will be on examining web-based technologies such as Facebook, MySpace, Elluminate, Blackboard and Second Life to support distance learning, education, synchronous or asynchronous training, group work, collaborations and networking.
Technology & Social Work
As a result of this training, participants will be able to:
1. Identify 2-3 web based technologies that can be used to facilitate distance education and trainings.
2. Describe 3-4 of the key tasks involved in using web-based technologies to set up distance education and training.
3. Articulate 3 ways that web-based technologies can facilitate group work and networking with groups of social workers.
Peggy Pittman Munke, Ph.D., is Associate Professor and Interim Director of the Social Work Department at Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky. She has been involved in Social Work Education for nearly 30 years and has presented at a number of conferences focused on technology and social work education. Peggy currently serves on the technology committee of (BDP) Baccalaureate Program Directors, and has taught on-line for many years. Peggy has been an active NACSW member for a number of years.
CE Accreditation Information
NACSW, provider #1078, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, phone: 800-225-6880, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program valid 1/27/18 – 1/27/21. NACSW maintains sole responsibility for the program. The North American Association of Christians in Social Work (NACSW) is also recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0479. Social Workers will receive 2.0 continuing education clock hour(s) for participating in this training. It is the responsibility of participants to contact their licensing boards to verify that this training, as a distance education session, meets their jurisdictional standards for continuing education credit and/or licensure renewal.
Requirements for Earning Continuing Education Contact Hours
Requirements to earn continuing education contact hours for home-study courses include: a) engaging with all the required materials provided by this training; b) completing and submitting an on-line evaluation of this session; c) receiving a grade of 80% or better on the “open-book” post-workshop quiz. Session participants who meet these three requirements will receive a continuing education contact hour certificate from NACSW on-line immediately following their completion of this course.
Registration Fee and Refunds
The registration fee covers engaging in all the required materials provided by the on-line training as well as costs associated with maintaining the website which supports the training materials, as well as CE certificate administration. Refunds, minus a $25 administrative fee, are available upon request within 15 days of purchasing/enrolling in a training. No refunds or exchanges are available once the training quiz has been opened.
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Request for Accommodations
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Because this is a home study training session, there is no direct contact and/or communication between the individual taking this training and the session speaker. Interactivity for this training consists of the interaction between a person registered for this training session and the materials and content offered in this session.
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